About the Confucius Institute

“The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) was established in 2008 with the support of the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). It is part of an international network of Confucius Institutes dedicated to promoting the study of Chinese language, culture, ethics, and philosophy, and furthers the understanding of China today.

CIAU is affiliated directly under the Provost’s Office at Alfred University. It is an educational resource for teachers, parents, and students throughout western New York. In addition to being a full professional development and workshop center, CIAU has a resource library with more than 3,000 print and media materials for educators and students.”

To get more information, check http://youtu.be/6y_A25q-Rjw or http://ciau.us.chinesecio.com/

Upcoming Events

Gala Poster Feb. 6th: Join 2016 Alfred University Chinese New Year Gala!

Date: Feb. 6th, 2016
Time: Saturday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Knight Club, Powell Campus Center, Alfred University

Free tickets available in Olin 211 Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at Alfred University will sponsor its annual Chinese New Year Gala in the Knight Club in Powell Campus Center to celebrate the Chinese New Year-the year of Monkey.
Guests will get the chance to participate in a variety of cultural activities like Chinese calligraphy, paper-cutting, Tai Chi, guzheng performance, videos showing Chinese New Year customs. Also, delicious Chinese dishes will be served.
All are invited to attend our free Chinese New Year Gala!

View the Program Schedule

Tel: 607-871-2762
Email: ciau@alfred.edu



December 6 and 7: The Tenth Annual Confucius Institute Conference

December 3: Multicultural Dinner

November 20: Dumpling-Making Activity

November 19: CIAU Tai Chi Group in Health and Wellness Fair

November 16: Tai Chi and Taoism Lecture at AU

November 13: Sino-American People-to-People Exchange Day

November 12: Chinese Culture Lecture at Chautauqua

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Confucius Institute at Alfred University • 1 Saxon Drive • Alfred, NY 14802